Medicare Open Enrollment is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 this year. If you need help enrolling or understanding your options, the SHINE program can help. SHINE, which stands for Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone, provides free health insurance information and counseling to all Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers.

To find a local SHINE counselor and schedule an appointment, call MassOptions at 1-800-243-4636, or TTY/ASCll (800) 439-2370.

Local SHINE counselors can be called using the list above which has been updated for 2023.